Leonotis nepetaefolia

noun
pantropical herb having whorls of striking lipped flowers; naturalized in United States
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Leonotis, ↑genus Leonotis

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  • Leonotis — noun small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa • Syn: ↑genus Leonotis • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leonotis nepetifolia — noun pantropical herb having whorls of striking lipped flowers; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑lion s ear, ↑Leonotis nepetaefolia • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Leonotis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Leonotis — noun small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa • Syn: ↑Leonotis • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑f …   Useful english dictionary

  • lion's-ear — noun pantropical herb having whorls of striking lipped flowers; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑Leonotis nepetaefolia, ↑Leonotis nepetifolia • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Leonotis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lamiaceae — ▪ plant family also called  Labiatae        the mint family of flowering plants, with 236 genera and more than 7,000 species, the largest family of the order Lamiales. It is important to humans for herb plants useful for flavour, fragrance, or… …   Universalium

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